BENJAMIN BLOOMFIELD or BLUMFIELD, of Eyre Court, County Galway, made his will in 1737, which was proved the following year.
By Dorothy his wife he left four sons and two daughters,
JOHN, his heir;
Joseph, b 1710;
Benjamin, of Meelick, grandfather of 1ST BARON BLOOMFIELD;
BENJAMIN BLOOMFIELD, of Meelick, County Galway, had a son,
JOHN BLOOMFIELD, of Newport, County Tipperary, who married Charlotte, daughter of Samuel Waller (by Anne Jocelyn, sister to Robert, Viscount Jocelyn, Lord Chancellor of Ireland), by whom he had issue,
BENJAMIN, of whom hereafter;
Anne, m Thomas Ryder Pepper;
Charlotte, m Very Rev T B Gough.
THE RT HON SIR BENJAMIN BLOOMFIELD GCB GCH,
JOHN ARTHUR DOUGLAS (1802-79), 2nd Baron, GCB, PC, DL, who wedded, in 1845, the Hon Georgiana Liddell, daughter of Thomas, 1st Lord Ravensworth.
He dsp 1879, when the title expired.
CASTLE CALDWELL passed to the Bloomfields through the marriage of Frances Arabella, daughter and co-heiress of Sir John Calwell, 5th Baronet, of Castle Caldwell, to John Colpoys Bloomfield, in 1817.
Bloomfield arms courtesy of European Heraldry. First published in January, 2012.